Context: Recently, the Chief Minister of Karnataka Shri B. S. Yediyurappa launched ‘Weavers Sammaan Yojana’.
About Weavers Sammaan Yojana
- Under this scheme, 19,744 handloom weavers in the state will get annual financial assistance of two thousand rupees through Direct Benefit Transfer.
- The State Government has allocated 10.96 crore rupees under the programme.
- There are 40,634 handloom weavers registered with Seva Sindhu software and out of them 37,314 applications for financial assistance have been approved.